Firebirds on Fire

Staying active and working as a team is its own reward, but sometimes, excellent training also results in sweet victories. The Lakota West girls soccer team overcame Whitehouse, Ohio’s Anthony Wayne High School in an exciting championship game that ended 2-1. Forward Kailyn Dudukovich scored the game-winning goal only 13 seconds before the end of the game. Thank you Firebirds for…

Have a Healthy 2020

As we begin 2020, a new decade, we set goals for what we want our future selves to be like and look like. We take a glance back at where we have been and what we have done, and we try to remember to extend ourselves grace.  This issue is focused on ways we can … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Lakota West Band Makes it to BOA Semi Final For the first time in Lakota West Band history, the 2019 Lakota West Band made their debut in the Semi-Finals at the Bands of America Grand National Championship. The event was held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. They were among 38 bands chosen for the semi-finals … Continued

MTCES Derby Dance

MTCES hosted over 330 guests for their Derby Dance, including video horse races, gaming tables, a variety of raffles, and a live performance by The Menus. Guests had the opportunity to win big by placing bets on our horse races, just like the track. Most importantly, we raised over $21,000 for our students! Photos provided … Continued

Women of Excellence Awards Gala

This November, the West Chester/Liberty Chamber Alliance honored women in our community who have enhanced business, education, culture and philanthropy in our region. The awardees this year included Theresa Baker, Jamie Beringer, Anne Broshear, Nia Butts, Erin Clemons, Diane Egbers, Kim Hollon, Kris Loughrie, Dr. Monica Posey and Suesann Sepela. Photos by Ali Wolfe Photography.

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New Year, New Cleanse

When you hear the word “cleanse,” most people conjure up visions of drinking only lemon water with cayenne pepper for weeks. But there is a healthier and safer way to cleanse.

Wellness at Every Life Stage

After the holidays, we may notice we are carrying a few extra pounds on our bodies. Even eating our customary diet can sometimes result in gradual weight gain through the years. 

From Lakota to the Pros

 Nick Hagglund   FC Cincinnati soccer player and West Chester native Nick Hagglund learned to love soccer on the field at Liberty Junior School, with his dad coaching him to love the game. Dad taught Nick about giving 110 percent and enjoying yourself on the field.   “He’s the most fun guy ever,” Nick says. 

No Pain, All Gain

Kim Nartker is passionate about pain—specifically keeping her clients from experiencing it. As the owner of Stretch Physical Therapy and Total Wellness in West Chester, she observed repeat injuries to athletes-in-training and weekend warriors that would go hard at their sports. Stretch and Recover, launching this month within her therapy practice, is Kim’s caring answer to her patients’ pain.